Business Development Executive

21st May 2021
London, United Kingdom
Job Type


At Zalaris, we simplify HR and payroll administration, empower our customers with useful information so that they can invest more in their people. Our consultants have more than 20 years of experience in transforming HR with our clients. We have three values that guide the way we work:
Everyone matters. We believe that no one person is better than another.
Aiming high. We dare to aim high, #bestingmyself is everyone’s motto because we give the best version of ourselves to the team.
Team spirit. We believe that the best results are achieved not by being the best in the team but by bringing the best out of your team and supporting each other across the finish line.

Position Summary

As a business development executive, you will be supporting the lead generation and pre-sales function within the business development team by identifying and generating new business opportunities.Responsibility areas and tasks may change according to business needs, but the primary focus will include:

  • Researching and pursuing new business leads
  • Building strong commercial relationships
  • Generating marketing material
  • Driving local brand awareness
  • Actively coordinating across teams and managing team demands
  • Representing Zalaris professionally and positively within the market

Your Responsibilities

Lead Generation:

  • Identifying, generating, and qualifying new business leads.
  • Researching the market and identifying buying trends and relevant industry topics.
  • Develop strong understanding of customer and market needs.
  • Develop strong product knowledge to pitch to new and prospective leads.
  • Utilise the sales CRM to manage and track lead pipeline.
  • Feed future buying trends back to the business.


  • Identify and build strong commercial relationships with key partners and associations.
  • Nurture industry relationships.
  • Produce pitches which present Zalaris products and service in a structured and professional way.
  • Report industry insights to the business.

Marketing and Events:

  • Develop marketing materials in line with Group led guidelines.
  • Work with marketing to locally drive brand awareness.
  • Produce written content (blogs, articles) to showcase thought-leadership to be used across the
  • website and social media channels.
  • Manage Zalaris’ presence on digital marketplaces.
  • Utilise resources from the broader Zalaris group to build case studies and external references.
  • Represent Zalaris at trade exhibitions and events.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • A positive, confident. and determined approach.
  • A high degree of self-motivation.
  • The skills to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to present and communicate confidently to all levels of seniority.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft packages

We offer you

  • Multicultural and international working environment
  • Friendly and supportive colleagues
  • Flat organizational structure
  • Growth and development opportunities
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

Apply now and join #teamZalaris!

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